Emergency Notifications


Per Emergency Order 20-06, all criminal jury trials will be continued until the next available jury term after January 15th, 2021 and all criminal, civil, and infraction hearings will be conducted via virtual platform. Individuals unable to accommodate an appearance via Zoom video or dial-in should contact the court clerk to continue their hearing to the next available in-person date after January 15th, 2021.

Probation appointments and classes shall continue to be conducted via virtual platform unless otherwise directed.  

The Bothell Municipal Courthouse will be open to the public between the hours of 8:00AM and 12:30PM. The Court Clerk and Probation Officers are reachable by email or phone between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:30PM. 


Beginning September 28th, Bothell Municipal Court returns to primarily virtual court proceedings. Those requiring in-person accommodations should make this request with the clerk's office. 


10/27/20: Phone and fax lines are back in service. Thank you for your patience. 

10/26/20: The Bothell Municipal Court is currently experiencing a phone and fax outage. If you have tried to reach the court or probation and have been unsuccessful please send us an email at municourt@bothellwa.gov.


Important message regarding court operations during COVID-19 emergency: 

After a nearly four-month facility closure due to COVID-19, Bothell Municipal Court will open for modified, in-person court proceedings beginning Monday, June 15, 2020.

As the court prepares to welcome citizens back to the courthouse, we would like to thank our stakeholders and the Bothell Community for their understanding and support during this challenging time.

Please be assured that public safety remains top priority at the court. Consistent with guidance from the Center for Disease Control, Washington State Department of Health, et al., the court has implemented safety measures to ensure our visitors and staff remain safe. Please view the Emergency Notifications page for more details. 

Safe Access to Justice Initiative

Bothell Municipal Court will begin holding modified in-person calendars on Monday, June 15, 2020. Please note the following safety requirements: 

● Facemasks or face coverings are mandatory for all persons inside the courthouse.

● Physical distancing rules will be strictly enforced.

● Calendars have been set with 15 cases per hour. Please remain outside or in your vehicle until the time indicated on your summons.

Emergency Administrative Orders

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